Thomas new library branch manager

Meet Immokalee’s new library branch manager Miya Thomas. Ms. Thomas is originally from Ohio and moved to the Collier County area about four years ago after receiving her bachelor’s degree at Ohio University. Soon after her transition from Ohio to Naples, she began working at an elementary library which sparked her interest in becoming a […]

Meet Collier County Sheriff’s Officer Lydia Pitre

Lydia Pitre was born and raised in Puerto Rico and now works for the Collier County Sheriff’s Office. Pitre was on the search for a career that was long lasting, beneficial to not only herself but to others, and a career that would leave a positive impact on the community she works in. While visiting […]

Meet Officer Daniel McDonald

Daniel McDonald was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and now is a sergeant with the Collier County sheriff’s office. June 5, 2018 made it 28 years since he was sworn into the police department. After working four years at the Naples Police Department he transferred to the Immokalee substation where he has been working […]

IHS student becomes first volleyball player to receive a scholarship

“It feels good knowing that I successfully completed all my years of high school and now I’m on the road to college. Knowing that I have something good going for myself feels great,” says Estfania Louis, who will be graduating from Immokalee High School in a few weeks and will be attending North Carolina Central […]

Stevenson-Crews named Special Olympics Coach of the Year

Immokalee High School special education teacher and coach, Kelly Stevenson-Crews receives Special Olympics North America coach of the year award. “Well first I didn’t even know I was nominated, so when they announced it I was in total shock. I had no idea, it was the most wonderful feeling. I just couldn’t believe it, it […]